Cahiers du Cinema: Top Ten Lists (1951-2015)

Cahiers du Cinéma Top Ten lists in anti-chronological order from the magazine creation in 1951.

Source: http://alumnus.caltech.edu/~ejohnson/critics/cahiers.html
and http://www.cahiersducinema.com/

There was no top ten between 1952 and 1954, between 1969 and 1981, and in 2003.
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1.
Mia Madre (2015)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Margherita, a director in the middle of an existential crisis, has to deal with the inevitable and still unacceptable loss of her mother. (106 mins.)
Director: Nanni Moretti
“ #1 2015 ” - pb88
 
2.
Cemetery of Splendor (2015)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A group of soldiers in a small town on the Mekong River in northern Thailand are struck with a bizarre sleeping illness. (122 mins.)
“ #2 2015 ” - pb88
 
3.
In the Shadow of Women (2015)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Pierre and Manon are a pair of poor documentary makers, who scrape by with odd jobs. When Pierre meets young trainee Elisabeth... (73 mins.)
Director: Philippe Garrel
“ #3 2015 ” - pb88
 
4.
The Smell of Us (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  
A story centered around a group of self-destructive skateboarders in Paris. (92 mins.)
Director: Larry Clark
“ #4 2015 ” - pb88
 
5.
Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
A woman rebels against a tyrannical ruler in postapocalyptic Australia in search for her home-land with the help of a group of female prisoners, a psychotic worshipper, and a drifter named Max. (120 mins.)
Director: George Miller
“ #5 2015 ” - pb88
 
6.
Jauja (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
A father and daughter journey from Denmark to an unknown desert that exists in a realm beyond the confines of civilization. (109 mins.)
Director: Lisandro Alonso
“ #6 2015 ” - pb88
 
7.
Inherent Vice (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
In 1970, drug-fueled Los Angeles private investigator Larry "Doc" Sportello investigates the disappearance of a former girlfriend. (148 mins.)
“ #7 2015 ” - pb88
 
8.
Arabian Nights: Volume 1 - The Restless One (2015)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Some of the chapters from Arabian Nights are adapted to a modern Portugal in this epic. (125 mins.)
Director: Miguel Gomes
“ #8 2015 ” - pb88
 
9.
Arabian Nights: Volume 2 - The Desolate One (2015)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Continuation of the Arabian Nights stories by the structure were adapted to modern life in Portugal in three innings and the third chapter "The Owners of Dixie" has three chapters. (131 mins.)
Director: Miguel Gomes
“ #8 2015 ” - pb88
 
10.
Arabian Nights: Volume 3 - The Enchanted One (2015)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
The final trilogy of adaptation of Arabian Nights story by the structure in Portugal modern life between 2013-2014 in three chapter. (125 mins.)
Director: Miguel Gomes
“ #8 2015 ” - pb88
 
11.
The Summer of Sangaile (2015)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
17 years old Sangaile is fascinated by stunt planes. She meets a girl her age at a summer aeronautical show. Sangaile allows Auste to discover her most intimate secret and in the process finds the only person that truly encourages her to fly. (88 mins.)
Director: Alante Kavaite
“ #9 2015 ” - pb88
 
12.
Journey to the Shore (2015)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Mizuki's husband (Yusuke) drowned at sea three years ago. When he suddenly comes back home, she is not that surprised. Instead, Mizuki is wondering what took him so long. She agrees to let Yusuke take her on a journey. (127 mins.)
“ #10 2015 ” - pb88
 
13.
Li'l Quinquin (2014 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A murder mystery that opens with the discovery of human body parts stuffed inside a cow on the outskirts of a small channel town in northern France. (206 mins.)
Director: Bruno Dumont
“ #1 2014 ” - pb88
 
14.
Goodbye to Language (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
The idea is simple: A married woman and a single man meet. They love, they argue, fists fly. A dog strays between town and country... (70 mins.)
Director: Jean-Luc Godard
“ #2 2014 ” - pb88
 
15.
Under the Skin (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
A mysterious woman seduces lonely men in the evening hours in Scotland. Events lead her to begin a process of self-discovery. (108 mins.)
Director: Jonathan Glazer
“ #3 2014 ” - pb88
 
16.
Maps to the Stars (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
A tour into the heart of a Hollywood family chasing celebrity, one another and the relentless ghosts of their pasts. (111 mins.)
“ #4 2014 ” - pb88
 
17.
The Wind Rises (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A look at the life of Jiro Horikoshi, the man who designed Japanese fighter planes during World War II. (126 mins.)
Director: Hayao Miyazaki
“ #5 2014 ” - pb88
 
18.
Nymphomaniac: Vol. I (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
A self-diagnosed nymphomaniac recounts her erotic experiences to the man who saved her after a beating. (117 mins.)
Director: Lars von Trier
“ #6 2014 ” - pb88
 
19.
Nymphomaniac: Vol. II (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
The continuation of Joe's sexually dictated life delves into the darker aspects of her adulthood, obsessions and what led to her being in Seligman's care. (123 mins.)
Director: Lars von Trier
“ #6 2014 ” - pb88
 
20.
Mommy (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
A widowed single mother, raising her violent son alone, finds new hope when a mysterious neighbor inserts herself into their household. (139 mins.)
Director: Xavier Dolan
“ #7 2014 ” - pb88
 
21.
Love Is Strange (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
After Ben and George get married, George is fired from his teaching post, forcing them to stay with friends separately while they sell their place and look for cheaper housing -- a situation that weighs heavily on all involved. (94 mins.)
Director: Ira Sachs
“ #8 2014 ” - pb88
 
22.
Le paradis (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
(68 mins.)
Director: Alain Cavalier
“ #9 2014 ” - pb88
 
23.
Our Sunhi (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A young woman returning to her old school to visit her professor also runs into her old boyfriend and her senior, each of whom has a past with her. (88 mins.)
Director: Sang-soo Hong
“ #10 2014 ” - pb88
 
24.
Stranger by the Lake (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Summertime. A cruising spot for men, tucked away on the shores of a lake. Franck falls in love with Michel, an attractive, potent and lethally dangerous man. Franck knows this but wants to live out his passion anyway. (100 mins.)
Director: Alain Guiraudie
“ #1 2013 ” - pb88
 
25.
Spring Breakers (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  
Four college girls hold up a restaurant in order to fund their spring break vacation. While partying/drinking/taking drugs they are arrested only to be bailed out by a drug and arms dealer. (94 mins.)
Director: Harmony Korine
“ #2 2013 ” - pb88
 
26.
Blue Is the Warmest Color (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Adèle's life is changed when she meets Emma, a young woman with blue hair, who will allow her to discover desire and to assert herself as a woman and as an adult. In front of others, Adele grows, seeks herself, loses herself, and ultimately finds herself through love and loss. (180 mins.)
“ #3 2013 ” - pb88
 
27.
Gravity (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A medical engineer and an astronaut work together to survive after an accident leaves them adrift in space. (91 mins.)
Director: Alfonso Cuarón
“ #4 2013 ” - pb88
 
28.
A Touch of Sin (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Four independent stories set in modern China about random acts of violence. (133 mins.)
Director: Zhangke Jia
“ #5 2013 ” - pb88
 
29.
Lincoln (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
As the Civil War continues to rage, America's president struggles with continuing carnage on the battlefield as he fights with many inside his own cabinet on the decision to emancipate the slaves. (150 mins.)
“ #6 2013 ” - pb88
 
30.
Jealousy (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
As a man leaves his wife and daughter, a series of brief conversations, observed gestures, chance encounters and impulsive acts, tell the story of the relationships that flounder and thrive in the wake of this decision. (77 mins.)
Director: Philippe Garrel
“ #7 2013 ” - pb88
 
31.
Nobody's Daughter Haewon (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
The secret relationship between a student and a teacher, will their love last? (90 mins.)
Director: Sang-soo Hong
“ #8 2013 ” - pb88
 
32.
You and the Night (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
Around midnight, a young couple and their transvestite maid prepare for an orgy. Their guests will be The Slut, The Star, The Stud and The Teen. (98 mins.)
Director: Yann Gonzalez
“ #9 2013 ” - pb88
 
33.
Age of Panic (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
(94 mins.)
Director: Justine Triet
“ #10 2013 ” - pb88
 
34.
Holy Motors (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
From dawn to dusk, a few hours in the shadowy life of a mystic man named Monsieur Oscar. (115 mins.)
Director: Leos Carax
“ #1 2012 ” - pb88
 
35.
Cosmopolis (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.0/10 X  
Riding across Manhattan in a stretch limo in order to get a haircut, a 28-year-old billionaire asset manager's day devolves into an odyssey with a cast of characters that start to tear his world apart. (109 mins.)
“ #2 2012 ” - pb88
 
36.
Twixt (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  
A writer with a declining career arrives in a small town as part of his book tour and gets caught up in a murder mystery involving a young girl... (88 mins.)
“ #3 2012 ” - pb88
 
37.
4:44 Last Day on Earth (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  
A look at how a painter and a successful actor spend their last day together before the world comes to an end. (82 mins.)
Director: Abel Ferrara
“ #4 2012 ” - pb88
 
38.
In Another Country (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
A three-tiered story centered on a trio of French tourists visiting the same seaside resort. (89 mins.)
Director: Sang-soo Hong
“ #5 2012 ” - pb88
 
39.
Take Shelter (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Plagued by a series of apocalyptic visions, a young husband and father questions whether to shelter his family from a coming storm, or from himself. (121 mins.)
Director: Jeff Nichols
“ #6 2012 ” - pb88
 
40.
Go Go Tales (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
A screwball comedy centered on a Manhattan go-go dancing club, where a financial struggle between the owner, his accountant and his silent partner brother threatens the business's future. (96 mins.)
Director: Abel Ferrara
“ #7 2012 ” - pb88
 
41.
Tabu (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A restless retired woman teams up with her deceased neighbor's maid to seek out a man who has a secret connection to her past life as a farm owner at the foothill of Mount Tabu in Africa. (118 mins.)
Director: Miguel Gomes
“ #8 2012 ” - pb88
 
42.
Faust (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
A despairing scholar sells his soul to Satan in exchange for one night with a beautiful young woman. (140 mins.)
“ #9 2012 ” - pb88
 
43.
Keep the Lights On (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
In Manhattan, film-maker Erik bonds with closeted lawyer Paul after a fling. As their relationship becomes one fueled by highs, lows, and dysfunctional patterns, Erik struggles to negotiate his own boundaries while being true to himself. (101 mins.)
Director: Ira Sachs
“ #10 2012 ” - pb88
 
44.
We Have a Pope (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
A story centered on the relationship between the newly elected Pope and his therapist. (102 mins.)
Director: Nanni Moretti
“ #1 2011 ” - pb88
 
45.
The Strange Case of Angelica (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
A photographer is asked by hotel owners to take portraits of their recently deceased daughter. (97 mins.)
“ #2 2011 ” - pb88
 
46.
The Tree of Life (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
The story of a family in Waco, Texas in 1956. The eldest son witnesses the loss of innocence and struggles with his parents' conflicting teachings. (139 mins.)
Director: Terrence Malick
“ #2 2011 ” - pb88
 
47.
Outside Satan (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
In a village on the French Opal Coast, a drifter engages in a perplexing relationship with a young woman who has suffered abuse. (110 mins.)
Director: Bruno Dumont
“ #4 2011 ” - pb88
 
48.
Essential Killing (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
An Afghan POW attempts his escape. (83 mins.)
“ #4 2011 ” - pb88
 
49.
Melancholia (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Two sisters find their already strained relationship challenged as a mysterious new planet threatens to collide with Earth. (130 mins.)
Director: Lars von Trier
“ #6 2011 ” - pb88
 
50.
A Burning Hot Summer (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.0/10 X  
The once-happy marriage between brooding painter Frederic and his movie-star wife Angele hits the rocks when another couple joins them on a Roman holiday. (95 mins.)
Director: Philippe Garrel
 
51.
Super 8 (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
During the summer of 1979, a group of friends witness a train crash and investigate subsequent unexplained events in their small town. (112 mins.)
Director: J.J. Abrams
“ #8 2011 ” - pb88
 
52.
House of Tolerance (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Life in an elegant Parisian brothel in the early twentieth century. The madam essentially owns the women: their expenses exceed earnings... (122 mins.)
“ #8 2011 ” - pb88
 
53.
Meek's Cutoff (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Settlers traveling through the Oregon desert in 1845 find themselves stranded in harsh conditions. (104 mins.)
Director: Kelly Reichardt
“ #8 2011 ” - pb88
 
54.
Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
On his deathbed, Uncle Boonmee recalls his many past lives. (114 mins.)
“ #1 2010 ” - pb88
 
55.
Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Terence McDonagh is a drug- and gambling-addled detective in post-Katrina New Orleans investigating the killing of five Senegalese immigrants. (122 mins.)
Director: Werner Herzog
“ #2 2010 ” - pb88
 
56.
Film socialisme (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
A symphony in three movements. Things such as a Mediterranean cruise, numerous conversations, in numerous languages... (102 mins.)
Director: Jean-Luc Godard
“ #3 2010 ” - pb88
 
57.
Toy Story 3 (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
The toys are mistakenly delivered to a day-care center instead of the attic right before Andy leaves for college, and it's up to Woody to convince the other toys that they weren't abandoned and to return home. (103 mins.)
Director: Lee Unkrich
“ #4 2010 ” - pb88
 
58.
Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
An urbane fox cannot resist returning to his farm raiding ways and then must help his community survive the farmers' retaliation. (87 mins.)
Director: Wes Anderson
“ #5 2010 ” - pb88
 
59.
A Serious Man (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Larry Gopnik, a Midwestern physics teacher, watches his life unravel over multiple sudden incidents. Though seeking meaning and answers amidst his turmoils, he seems to keep sinking. (106 mins.)
“ #6 2010 ” - pb88
 
60.
To Die Like a Man (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
A transsexual woman tries to erase any past history of herself as a male. Struggling with a young male lover and a problematic son. (133 mins.)
“ #7 2010 ” - pb88
 
61.
The Social Network (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Harvard student Mark Zuckerberg creates the social networking site that would become known as Facebook, but is later sued by two brothers who claimed he stole their idea, and the co-founder who was later squeezed out of the business. (120 mins.)
Director: David Fincher
“ #8 2010 ” - pb88
 
62.
Chouga (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
(85 mins.)
“ #9 2010 ” - pb88
 
63.
Mother (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A mother desperately searches for the killer who framed her son for a girl's horrific murder. (128 mins.)
Director: Joon Ho Bong
“ #10 2010 ” - pb88
 
64.
Mulholland Dr. (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
After a car wreck on the winding Mulholland Drive renders a woman amnesiac, she and a perky Hollywood-hopeful search for clues and answers across Los Angeles in a twisting venture beyond dreams and reality. (147 mins.)
Director: David Lynch
“ #1 Best Films of the 2000s ” - pb88
 
65.
Elephant (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Several ordinary high school students go through their daily routine as two others prepare for something more malevolent. (81 mins.)
Director: Gus Van Sant
“ #2 Best Films of the 2000s ” - pb88
 
66.
Tropical Malady (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A romance between a soldier and a country boy, wrapped around a Thai folk-tale involving a shaman with shape-shifting abilities. (118 mins.)
“ #3 Best Films of the 2000s ” - pb88
 
67.
The Host (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
A monster emerges from Seoul's Han River and focuses its attention on attacking people. One victim's loving family does what it can to rescue her from its clutches. (120 mins.)
Director: Joon Ho Bong
“ #4 Best Films of the 2000s ” - pb88
 
68.
A History of Violence (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
A mild-mannered man becomes a local hero through an act of violence, which sets off repercussions that will shake his family to its very core. (96 mins.)
“ #5 Best Films of the 2000s ” - pb88
 
69.
The Secret of the Grain (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
At the port of Sète, Mr. Slimani, a tired 60-year-old, drags himself toward a shipyard job that has... (151 mins.)
“ #6 Best Films of the 2000s ” - pb88
 
70.
Tie Xi Qu: West of the Tracks (2002 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  
The impact of the decline of heavy industry on workers and their families in the Tiexi district of Shenyang, China, at the turn of the 21st century, documented unflinchingly by a fly-on-the-wall camera. (551 mins.)
Director: Bing Wang
“ #7 Best Films of the 2000s ” - pb88
 
71.
War of the Worlds (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
As Earth is invaded by alien tripod fighting machines, one family fights for survival. (116 mins.)
“ #8 Best Films of the 2000s ” - pb88
 
72.
The New World (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
The story of the English exploration of Virginia, and of the changing world and loves of Pocahontas. (135 mins.)
Director: Terrence Malick
“ #9 Best Films of the 2000s ” - pb88
 
73.
Ten (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Ten sequences examine the emotional lives of women at significant junctures. (94 mins.)
“ #10 Best Films of the 2000s ” - pb88
 
74.
Wild Grass (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
A wallet lost and found opens the door to romantic adventure for Georges and Marguerite. After examining the ID papers of its owner... (104 mins.)
Director: Alain Resnais
“ #1 2009 ” - pb88
 
75.
Vincere (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
The story of Mussolini's secret lover, Ida Dalser, and their son Albino. (128 mins.)
“ #2 2009 ” - pb88
 
76.
Inglourious Basterds (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
In Nazi-occupied France during World War II, a plan to assassinate Nazi leaders by a group of Jewish U.S. soldiers coincides with a theatre owner's vengeful plans for the same. (153 mins.)
“ #3 2009 ” - pb88
 
77.
Gran Torino (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
Disgruntled Korean War veteran Walt Kowalski sets out to reform his neighbor, a Hmong teenager who tried to steal Kowalski's prized possession: a 1972 Gran Torino. (116 mins.)
Director: Clint Eastwood
“ #4 2009 ” - pb88
 
78.
Eccentricities of a Blonde-haired Girl (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
A young man falls helplessly in love with a mysterious blonde woman who turns his life upside down. (64 mins.)
“ #5 2009 ” - pb88
 
79.
Tetro (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Bennie travels to Buenos Aires to find his long-missing older brother, a once-promising writer who is now a remnant of his former self. Bennie's discovery of his brother's near-finished play might hold the answer to understanding their shared past and renewing their bond. (127 mins.)
“ #6 2009 ” - pb88
 
80.
The Hurt Locker (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
During the Iraq War, a Sergeant recently assigned to an army bomb squad is put at odds with his squad mates due to his maverick way of handling his work. (131 mins.)
Director: Kathryn Bigelow
“ #7 2009 ” - pb88
 
81.
The King of Escape (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Armand, a man who sells farm machines in the country, is a popular middle-aged homosexual. Just as he was getting sick of life, he falls in love with a young girl called, Curlie, and goes on the run from her parents and the police. (93 mins.)
Director: Alain Guiraudie
“ #8 2009 ” - pb88
 
82.
Tokyo Sonata (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
An ordinary Japanese family slowly disintegrates after its patriarch loses his job at a prominent company. (120 mins.)
“ #9 2009 ” - pb88
 
83.
Hadewijch (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
The aspirant nun Céline vel Hadewijch is invited to leave the convent where she studies and she returns to the house of her mother in Paris... (105 mins.)
Director: Bruno Dumont
“ #10 2009 ” - pb88
 
84.
Redacted (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
The devastating reconstruction of the rape and murder of a 15-year-old Iraqi girl by American soldiers in Samarra in 2006. (90 mins.)
Director: Brian De Palma
“ #1 2008 ” - pb88
 
85.
Juventude (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Three friends are re in the house of one of them, recall cases where the past and have fun. (85 mins.)
“ #2 2008 ” - pb88
 
86.
Cloverfield (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
A group of friends venture deep into the streets of New York on a rescue mission during a rampaging monster attack. (85 mins.)
Director: Matt Reeves
“ #3 2008 ” - pb88
 
87.
No Country for Old Men (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Violence and mayhem ensue after a hunter stumbles upon a drug deal gone wrong and more than two million dollars in cash near the Rio Grande. (122 mins.)
“ #4 2008 ” - pb88
 
88.
Two Lovers (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A Brooklyn-set romantic drama about a bachelor torn between the family friend his parents wish he would marry and his beautiful but volatile new neighbor. (110 mins.)
Director: James Gray
“ #5 2008 ” - pb88
 
89.
Waltz with Bashir (2008 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
An Israeli film director interviews fellow veterans of the 1982 invasion of Lebanon to reconstruct his own memories of his term of service in that conflict. (90 mins.)
Director: Ari Folman
“ #6 2008 ” - pb88
 
90.
Adhen (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Talk of living wages and religious observances upsets the delicate accord between the boss of a run-down truck yard and his workers in this visually arresting take on the French-Algerian immigrant experience. (93 mins.)
“ #7 2008 ” - pb88
 
91.
Hunger (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Irish republican Bobby Sands leads the inmates of a Northern Irish prison in a hunger strike. (96 mins.)
Director: Steve McQueen
“ #8 2008 ” - pb88
 
92.
“ #9 2008 ” - pb88
 
93.
On War (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
After a freak accident, Burt finds himself locked in a coffin overnight. After surviving the ordeal... (130 mins.)
“ #10 2008 ” - pb88
 
94.
Paranoid Park (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
A teenage skateboarder's life begins to fray after he is involved in the accidental death of a security guard. (85 mins.)
Director: Gus Van Sant
“ #1 2007 ” - pb88
 
95.
Death Proof (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Two separate sets of voluptuous women are stalked at different times by a scarred stuntman who uses his "death proof" cars to execute his murderous plans. (113 mins.)
“ #2 2007 ” - pb88
 
96.
Inland Empire (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
As an actress starts to adopt the persona of her character in a film, her world starts to become nightmarish and surreal. (180 mins.)
Director: David Lynch
“ #2 2007 ” - pb88
 
97.
Still Life (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A town in Fengjie county is gradually being demolished and flooded to make way for the Three Gorges Dam. A man and woman visit the town to locate their estranged spouses, and become witness to the societal changes. (111 mins.)
Director: Zhangke Jia
“ #2 2007 ” - pb88
 
98.
La France (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
In France in the darkest days of the Great War Camille receives an alarming letter from her soldier boyfriend... (102 mins.)
Director: Serge Bozon
“ #5 2007 ” - pb88
 
99.
Zodiac (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
A San Francisco cartoonist becomes an amateur detective obsessed with tracking down the Zodiac killer. (157 mins.)
Director: David Fincher
“ #5 2007 ” - pb88
 
100.
The Romance of Astrea and Celadon (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
A romantic drama centered around a young shepherd and shepherdess and the ramifications of their forbidden affair. (109 mins.)
Director: Éric Rohmer
“ #7 2007 ” - pb88